Definition of Nez Perce
1. Noun. A member of a tribe of the Shahaptian people living on the pacific coast.
2. Noun. The Shahaptian language spoken by the Nez Perce.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nez Perce
Literary usage of Nez Perce
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1. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by United States, Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"Nez Perce Reservation, Idaho. Ante, p. 33. Lands ceded. Vol. 2, p. 843. ... The said Nez Perce Indians hereby cede, sell, relinquish, and convey to the ..."
2. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U.S.A., in the Rocky Mountains and the by Washington Irving (1868)
"Nez Perce" camp. — A chief with a hard name. — The Big Hearts of the east. — Hospitable treatment. — The Indian guides.—Mysterious councils. ..."
3. Journal of an Exploring Tour Beyond the Rocky Mountains: Under the Direction by Samuel Parker (1838)
"Journey to the Nez Perce country—funeral of a child—natural scenery- worship ... IN company with several Nez Perce Indians who had come down from their own ..."
4. The History of Idaho by John Hailey (1910)
"INDIAN WAR THE WAR WITH CHIEF JOSEPH AND HIS BAND OF Nez Perce INDIANS IN THE YEAR 1877. These Indian wars are always unpleasant remembrances, for they have ..."